The Ministry of the Environment and the U.S. Embassy sponsored a special showing of Disney’s “Oceans” film for primary school students in New Providence in hopes of raising awareness of the importance of the environment.
Trans-Atlantic sailor recounts the ordeal of watching his boat during a storm and being stranded in the waters just off the Bahamas.
Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham has expressed concern at the level of smuggling in the country and is considering closing Potter’s Cay Dock overnight to reduce the problem, though more aggressive tactics may be necessary to address the rampant corruption.
It wasn’t concern for the environment when the government told the Bahamian people that there would be no oil exploration in the waters of the Bahamas. The reason was because they already had enough drilling deals set up.
The Bahamas Air Sea Rescue Association, a non-profit organization solely manned and operated by volunteers, has a mandate to save those in distress on the sea. Doctors Hospital contributes a sizeable amount each year to help keep BASRA’s life saving efforts afloat.
Despite protests from environmentalists the government is considering approving the Aga Khan’s environmentally invasive request for development within the boundaries of the Exuma Land and Sea Park.
The Bahamas Sailing Association is set for a weekend of fierce competition at Montagu Bay as the 2010 Bahamas Optimist National Championship gets underway.
Bahamas labour and maritime officials attended a meeting of the International Labour Organization, held in Geneva, Switzerland.
Environment Minister Earl Deveaux’s recent improprieties reveal bigger problems than whether or not he should resign.